SOPHIA SZILAGYI WINS $4,000 BANYULE AWARD
Sophia Szilagyi wins $4,000 Banyule Award - Art Collector
|People's choice award winner Michelle Watson, Ascension. Courtesy: the artist|
|16 January 2012 | Sophia Szilagyi is the winner of the $4,000 biennial Banyule Award for Works on Paper, announced late last year. |
The 2011 award was themed around the concept of duality. Szilagyi was selected by a judging panel that included Geelong Gallery director Geoffrey Edwards for a work called Courage.
There were two people’s choice award winners, Liane Gough and Michelle Watson. Both receive a cash prize of $500.
The award exhibition featured 30 finalists, including eX de Medici working with Rosalind Atkins, Jazmina Cininas, Claude Jones and Martin King.
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